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The Runner

A recovering addict has resorted to exercise as his latest coping mechanism. However, with every step he takes clean, he finds that his past relationships and the shadow of himself continues to haunt him.

  • Armando Borrego
  • Armando Borrego
  • Olivia Valentino
  • Jon Sosidka
    Key Cast
    "The Runner"
  • Yessenia Galvan
    Production Assistant
  • Jon Sosidka
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  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 12, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Black Magic Raw
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Director Biography - Armando Borrego

Raised in the central valley of California, Armando's passion for writing came from an innate desire to tell stories not only to entertain and escape, but to question. After studying at the University of the Pacific, and a time at the University of Birmingham in England, Armando is eager to represent the Latinx and Native American voice in the film industry.

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Director Statement

Often we find ourselves in a constant pull between chasing and running. Chasing our accomplishments, and running from our fears and failures. The vision for this short film was to encapsulate this constant flux in both a realistic and grounded approach while remaining incredibly intuitive and respectful to the subject matter.